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Staff Adapt to Unexpected Needs with Flexibility in New Roles

When Courtney Callahan, a medical assistant at Brigham and Women’s Harbor Medical Associates in Scituate, learned that a new COVID-19 testing site at Brigham and Women's Health Care Center in Pembroke needed staff support, she didn’t hesitate to volunteer.

June 26, 2020
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Wave of Innovation Occurs in the Fight Against COVID-19

With expertise that spans basic, translational and clinical research, Brigham clinicians and investigators have been working tirelessly to address the most urgent needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 26, 2020
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Brigham Infectious Diseases Experts Reflect on Pandemic Response

The Brigham’s Infectious Diseases specialists and Infection Control team devoted countless hours to lending their expertise to every aspect of the institution’s response.

June 26, 2020
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Timeline: COVID-19 Response

Follow key events and important dates in the Brigham's response to the COVID-19 pandemic,

June 30, 2020
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Staff Reflect on Supporting Underserved Communities

To help address the disproportionate impact COVID-19 had on underserved communities, the Brigham established a series of community-based testing sites in Dorchester, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain and Roxbury.

June 26, 2020
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Staying Apart, Working Together: Some Staff Transition to Remote Work

For more than 3,700 staff throughout the Brigham, office and home life merged on March 13, when the organization announced that all employees who could effectively perform their jobs remotely should do so, starting the following week.

June 26, 2020
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Digital Technology Becomes Essential Part of Patient Care

Physical distancing remains one of the most important and effective measures for preventing the spread of COVID-19, but it initially presented clinicians with a dilemma: How do you safely deliver care when face-to-face interactions suddenly pose so many challenges?

June 26, 2020
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By the Numbers: Supporting the Brigham’s COVID-19 Response

From salads to surgical masks, hundreds of thousands of donated goods, as well as countless hours of service, helped fuel the Brigham's pandemic response.

June 30, 2020
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Confronting and Combating Health Inequities During the Pandemic

One of the pandemic’s greatest tragedies was COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on underserved communities, particularly among people of color.

June 26, 2020
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Brigham Facilities Transform for COVID-19 Response

Outdoor testing tents constructed in a matter of hours. The disappearance of self-service salad bars and coffee stations. Floor decals marking precisely where a limited number of elevator occupants were permitted to stand.

June 26, 2020
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Documentary Video: Reflections from the COVID-19 Front Line

This short documentary, “Reflections from the COVID-19 Front Line,” features a behind-the-scenes look at the Brigham’s response to the pandemic while hospital leaders and staff reflect on their experiences.

June 26, 2020
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Portraits of Commitment and Courage

Images of staff on the front lines of the Brigham's COVID-19 response.

June 30, 2020
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Voices from the Pandemic

Senior leaders, including Incident Command leadership, reflect on this historic time and what they will…

June 26, 2020
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‘You’re a Member of Our Family Now’: COVID-19 Patient Grateful for Lifesaving, Compassionate Care

Although she was frightened, Renee Eger says she never felt alone due to the warmth, kindness and support she encountered from the moment she arrived at the Brigham.

May 12, 2020
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Unexpected Partnership Results in Creative ‘Solution’ to Supply Shortage

When the crush of global demand for fit-testing solution overwhelmed commercial suppliers, leading to worldwide shortages, an unlikely set of collaborators at the Brigham came together to find a solution, in a manner of speaking.

June 2, 2020
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Positioned for Success: Prone Teams Provide 24/7 Support for COVID-19 Units

Many intensive care COVID-19 patients with respiratory failure have benefited from being repositioned to lying on their belly. But there’s nothing easy about doing this for a critically ill patient on a ventilator.

May 13, 2020
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Maxwell Coll

Recovered from COVID-19, Brigham Resident Returns to Work with Renewed Purpose

As someone who had just recovered from COVID-19 himself after isolating at home, Coll understood on a personal level what his patient was experiencing.

May 12, 2020
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Shining Moments: May 2020

Read about stories of hope, compassion, teamwork and displays of support during May 2020.

May 7, 2020
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Shining Moments: April 2020, Volume 2

Read about moments of hope and compassion, teamwork, and displays of community support during COVID-19.

May 6, 2020
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Shining Moments: April 2020, Volume 1

Read about moments of hope and compassion, teamwork, and displays of community support during COVID-19.

May 6, 2020
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Shining Moments: March 2020

Read about moments of hope and compassion, teamwork, and displays of community support during COVID-19.

March 31, 2020